Christmas Divinity

Christmas Divinity Recipe

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donna clark


I love the holidays and this candy has been a family favoret for years, I did change the recipe a bit for a more christmas look, and taste.


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hard candy peperment candy
3 1/2 c
2/3 c
light corn syrup
2/3 c
1/3 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
egg whites
red food coloring ( optional )

How to Make Christmas Divinity


  • 1place the hard peperment candy in a food prosser and crush, and set aside.
  • 2combine sugar, water, corn syrup, and salt into a sauce pan, heat stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
  • 3whip down sugar crystols from side of pan as necessary with a pastry brush dipped in water.
  • 4without stirring, boil syrup mixture until it reaches 265 degrees on a candy thermomether ( hard ball stage )
  • 5gradually beat egg whites until stiff peaks form, then gradually beat hot syurp into egg whites, add vanilla , tent with food coloring if desired. continue beating until candy hold it's shape and add crushed peperments.
  • 6drop by tablespoon onto wax paper , when firm store in air thght container.
  • 7NOTE: for white didinity do not add food coloring. in place of peperment candy , you can add chopped muts, or candy cherries.
  • 8TIP: have everything ready before you start as once the candy reaches 260 on the candy thermometer it will immediatley begine to harden.

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About Christmas Divinity

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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